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Champion Power Equipment

Model 46596

Internet #203589520

3,500/4,000-Watt Gasoline Powered Recoil Start RV Ready Portable Generator

$306.97 /each
  • Gas tank fuels long lasting power to reduce stop frequency
  • Safety features; low oil auto shut off and circuit breaker
  • Low noise emission protects hearing and cuts environmental noise

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Product Overview

The Champion 46596 3,500-Watt gasoline-powered portable generator (not CARB) with 196cc Champion OHV engine features a durable tubular steel frame for protectionand the 4 Gal. gas tank helps run the generator for up to 12 hours at 50% load for long-lasting, reliable power. This generator includes an automatic shut-off when the oil level gets too low to help protect your machine from damage.

California residents: see   Proposition 65 information

  • 3,500-Watt running power (4,000-Watt peak) provides reliable power to run small appliances, power tools and more
  • 4 Gal. fuel tank capacity runs the generator for 12 hours at 50% load
  • Push-to-reset circuit breakers help protect the generator and connected appliances from damage
  • 68 dB sound rating from 23 ft. helps ensure low operational noise for peace and quiet
  • Voltmeter monitors output for your convenience
  • Automatic shut-off when oil levels are low to help prevent engine damage
  • 1 in. Dia tubular steel frame for protection and durability
  • EPA/49 states, not for sale in California
  • Wheel kit available separately
  • Oil funnel and spark plug socket included
  • SAE 10W-30 oil recommended (not included)
  • Click on the more info tab to download the specifications pdf to view the wattage requirement guide



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How much does this weigh?

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October 27, 2015
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not sure of exact weight but if the gas tank is full its a 2 man job getting it in and out of your truck
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August 19, 2015
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The generator is 107 pounds.
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Gross weight is 104.7lbs
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August 19, 2015
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Box weight is 133.4 and unit weight is 124.6
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I'll ask the same questions....What does " NOT CARB" means ? Does it mean no carburetor !??

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It refers to the compliance with air quality requirements in some states (mostly California). If it's "Not CARB", it means it does not meet those requirements on exhaust fumes & particles in the exhaust. Most models are "Not CARB" or you can pay a bit more for the same model that "IS CARB".
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California Air Resources Board = CARB
NOT CARB = Can be sold in the other 49 states.
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CARB stands for California Air recourses Board. So what this means is it can't be sold in California.
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The California Air Resources Board, also known as CARB or ARB, is the "clean air agency" in the government of California. Non-carb compliant means its a polluter according to california C.A.R.B. emissions requirements which are the general guidelines that federal carb requirements follow as california is the most strict.
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Does this generator produce "Clean Power" in reference to using with computers..

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Computers and power-sensitive equipment require “clean power.” Clean power is electrical current that is consistent and has a stable signal, or sine wave. Is this generator safe to use for computers and other sensitive equipment that need "clean power"?
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no
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April 22, 2015
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Dear Valued Home Depot Customer,
We reached out to MFG for more information and below is their response.
"This generator is not safe for electronics".
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The Home Depot User Generated Content Team
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Yes. This generator uses a true sine wave. It is not modified or square which means it is acceptable for use on your home electronics.
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what does not carb mean?

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This means that the unit is not CARB (California Air Resource Board) compliant. In a nutshell, it can't be sold in California.
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California Air Resources Board
Gas powered equipment sold in California must meet CARB requirements.
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CARB stands for California Air Resources Board. Not CARB means this product is not compliant with the emissions standards set by CARB and thus not approved to be used and sold in California.
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Customer Reviews

Rated 4.6 out of 5 by 43 reviewers.
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Excellent Porduct. This generator exactly fits my needs. I needed one with a 30Amp RV plug, plus the regular 110v plugs. It easily runs my compressor, which my previous generator failed to do. But really any generator with a 2000 Watt plus continuous output rating would do the same, I'm sure. The feature I most appreciate about this generator is how easy it is to start. I've used it quite a bit, working at a remote site to run my compressor and various power tools, including a table saw. It starts on the first pull every time. I couldn't be happier with this product. I would definitely recommend it. April 26, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by works like a champ had it a year now and it always starts on the first pull. ran it empty for the winter. sprayed wd40 in the carb and left it. this spring I added gas and started it on the first pull. love it. would give it a 5 but nothing gets a 5. August 2, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by reliable I bought this for power outages which happen every few years or so and haven;t had to use for that reason yet. But i do start 'er up a couple times a year and it turns right over and delivers power immediately August 2, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great Product I bought this over a year ago and have used it many times. It starts with ease every time. I use it to run my travel trailer A/C and other appliances. It carries the load with no problems. August 2, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Did the job! Thankfully we've only needed to use it once due to power outage. First time generator owners and loved that we had power as needed during the outage. Nice knowing we have it for when we need it. August 7, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Good size and weight. Had this for about a year now. Really pleased with the size and weight. It is designed for use with an RV and includes a thirty amp RV receptacle which is very handy. The problem is that it doesn't quite meet the noise standard for use in Federal parks and campsites. August 2, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by All it was meant to be Started 2nd pull out of the box and 1 pull ever since. Best generator I've ever owned. I have a Honda thet has been nothing but trouble, it will soon be replaced with a like size Champion. August 2, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great Generator! I love because I can plug my camper right in with no adapters. It runs everything in the camper with no issues. August 2, 2016
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